The ‘Millennium’ Hoard of Æthelred II Pennies and cut Halfpence from Suffolk

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £1,900

Estimate: £600 - £800

Æthelred II (978-1016), Small CRVX type, Cambridge, Eadmund, eadmvnd m¯o grat, ‘trident’ sceptre, pellet by c and x in first and fourth quarters, 1.05g/12h (BEH 1156; N 770 var.; S 1149 var.). Better than very fine, extremely rare £600-£800


Note the characteristic Small Crux portrait highlighted by Dolley (BNJ 1955, p.83)